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Food Storage–July 2015

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Month Three

food-in-buckets

Food Storage plans are intended to feed one person for one year:

Here are the year’s totals for all of the plans:

The Bare Minimum      $480 for the year, with monthly purchases averaging $40

Expanded Storage     $1870 for the year, with monthly purchases averaging $155

Gluten-Free Storage       $1017 for the year, with monthly purchases averaging $85

We hope this is helpful!

The Bare Minimum

14 cans wheat—77 lbs (LDS Cannery)

TOTAL $41.30

Expanded Storage

25 lbs white rice   $10 (Costco)

3 5-gallon buckets and lids   $21 (Lowes)

2 jars mayonnaise $4 (Walmart)

1 gallon oil   $6 (Walmart)

6 48-oz tubs shortening $25 (Walmart)

25 lbs sugar $11   (Costco)

25 lbs beans or lentils $12   (Costco)

5 lbs salt $5   (generic, grocery store)

2 gallons bleach $6   (Walmart)

18 cans wheat—99 lbs $53.10   (LDS Cannery)

TOTAL  $155.10

Gluten-Free Storage

25 lbs buckwheat/amaranth/millet $65   (Winco or Walmart)

TOTAL  $65

 

 

Store names provided when I thought they might be helpful in keeping costs down.  If you are having a hard time finding items for the price listed, leave a comment by clicking on the link at the top of the left sidebar and I will give you my pricing info. Pricing is subject to change…as anyone shopping these days can testify!

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